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Puffy Snow Paint Craft

Puffy Snow Paint Craft

My kids and I have been having a blast the past few weeks making winter crafts. I have always loved painting. To share my hobby with my daughter while doing a winter-themed project, she and I recently made snow scenes using homemade puffy snow paint.



  1. Refrigerate the white glue and shaving cream until cold.
  2. Combine an equal amount of glue and shaving cream in the plastic cup.
  3. Stir together thoroughly.
  4. Add glitter to the glue mixture.
  5. Stir in the glitter.
  6. Use a paintbrush to paint the puffy snow paint onto the paper.
  7. Press the optional decorating materials onto the puffy snow paint.
  8. Allow the puffy snow paint to dry thoroughly.

Materials for Puffy Snow Paint Craft Glue and Shaving Cream for Puffy Snow Paint Craft

Adding Glitter to the Puffy Snow Paint Painting with the Puffy Snow Paint

Puffy Snow Paint Crafts Puffy Snow Paint Craft

For more fun winter ideas, try my Puff Container Snowman Craft, Puff Container Snowman Craft, Cotton Swab Painted Snowman Craft, Footprint Snowman Craft, and Paper Chain Snowman Craft.

Image Credits

Puffy Snow Paint Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Materials for Puffy Snow Paint Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Glue and Shaving Cream for Puffy Snow Paint Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Adding Glitter to the Puffy Snow Paint © 2016 Heather Johnson
Painting with the Puffy Snow Paint © 2016 Heather Johnson
Puffy Snow Paint Crafts © 2016 Heather Johnson
Puffy Snow Paint Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson


  1. Allison Hill

    February 24, 2016 at 8:32 am

    My kids are teenagers and I can tell you hands down they would still love this!!! I may have them do it on our next snow day!

  2. Nicole

    February 24, 2016 at 10:08 am

    Holy cuteness! I love this project. Thank you for sharing.

  3. Sharné Rustin

    February 24, 2016 at 11:09 am

    SO CUTE!

  4. SunshineFLGirl

    February 24, 2016 at 11:53 am

    I didn’t know you could make puff paint! I’m gonna save a fortune on this stuff in the future!

  5. Rosiej

    February 24, 2016 at 1:39 pm

    that is a whacky combination of ingredients, it makes a cute picture, though! I wonder if anyone tried to “shave” with the white glop shave cream and glue – oh wow!!! if I was a kid that is what I’d probably do when mom wasn’t looking.

  6. disqus_Z4rcO6h3Ia

    February 24, 2016 at 1:48 pm

    We have enough real snow, but this is a fun craft. I am sure the kids enjoy painting with it.

  7. Hannah Malanga

    February 24, 2016 at 3:55 pm

    Lovely idea, I wouldn’t have thought to use shaving foam. You could make lovely Christmas cards with these!

  8. Amber Ludwig

    February 24, 2016 at 5:29 pm

    Super fun!! I love the added glitter!! Everything needs more glitter 😉

  9. PamIW

    February 25, 2016 at 1:15 am

    That is such a cute idea and looks like so much fun. I love that you did a DiY paint. I think any age group would love to paint with this.

  10. Kristi Nelson Renner

    February 25, 2016 at 1:28 am

    What a great idea and I love that I don’t have to buy anything since I have that stuff on hand. Thanks!

  11. Stefany @ ToBeThode

    February 25, 2016 at 3:52 am

    My daughter is all about the snowmen right now. This would be perfect for her.

  12. Barb W.

    February 25, 2016 at 5:14 am

    How cool! I didn’t know how to make DIY puffy paint. What a great recipe for fun!

    • Heather Johnson

      February 26, 2016 at 11:08 am

      Yes! You could definitely add colors to make puffy paint too!

  13. Laura

    February 25, 2016 at 6:06 am

    What a cute snowman craft. Perfect for winter! 🙂

  14. Tua Mukherjee Chatterjee

    February 25, 2016 at 9:37 am

    So creative. completely fun during this winter

  15. Julie Wunder

    February 25, 2016 at 12:44 pm

    Love that these are things you already have around the house! Fun craft for a cold day like today.

  16. Valerie Robinson

    February 25, 2016 at 8:44 am

    That is so cute!!! My kids love doing crafts and maybe I will give this a try! Perfect for those “I’m bored mom” days. Lol

  17. Ashley

    February 25, 2016 at 10:22 am

    Such a cute craft idea!! Love it. It would keep my boy busy for sure!

  18. Jasmine watts

    February 25, 2016 at 11:13 am

    So cute and and looks like so much fun!! Thanks for sharing lovely Idea!!

  19. PennyPincherJenny

    February 25, 2016 at 1:37 pm

    We made puffy paint once and the kids loved it!! What a fun craft for the winter time.

  20. Julie S Kalungi

    February 25, 2016 at 2:54 pm

    Awww looks like such fun times, creating and bonding with the liluns. would have kept my boy busy for hours when he was younger, to be honest he still would if I showed him so You got me pinning this for some weekend crafting fun. Thanks for sharing heather 🙂

  21. Kristina Paché

    February 25, 2016 at 6:20 pm

    So cute! My boys love painting too! It is such a fun activity to do indoors with the cold winter weather. I love snowmen!

  22. Brianna

    February 25, 2016 at 8:47 pm

    oooo what a cool idea! I never know you could make your own puffy paint that way!

  23. denise low

    February 26, 2016 at 6:30 pm

    This is another craft that you have done that is really cute idea. Thank you for sharing.

  24. daniela_vaughan

    February 27, 2016 at 5:31 pm

    I’ve said it on one of your other posts, but I cannot wait to do stuff like this with my future kiddos!

  25. Anosa

    February 28, 2016 at 12:35 am

    This is an awesome craft, I do not have kids yet but would be awesome to so such a craft with them in the future.

  26. Katie Starshine Hall

    February 28, 2016 at 11:17 pm

    This is so cute =]]

  27. Brittany Hardin

    February 28, 2016 at 11:26 pm

    This looks ike so much fun! My little would love this!

  28. LillySong7

    February 29, 2016 at 10:13 pm

    This looks like fun. My little boy would have fun -especially with glitter!

  29. Lauryn R

    March 1, 2016 at 7:49 pm

    I love puff paint! I had no idea it was so easy to make your own though! Thank you so much for sharing this, I can’t wait to try it! 🙂

  30. Edna Williams

    March 5, 2016 at 7:45 am

    I would love to do this! What a fun craft! Thanks for sharing!

  31. Jerry Marquardt

    March 14, 2016 at 10:14 pm

    I enjoyed reading about this craft. Thanks for sharing it with us.

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